Maj. Nidal Hasan told members of the sanity board who examined his mental capacities in 2010 that he planned to “take out as many (soldiers) as I could before I got stopped,” according to a report Hasan released to The New York Times this week.
“I don’t think what I did was wrong because it was for the greater cause of helping my Muslim brothers,” he told the examiners. “If I died by lethal injection I would still be a martyr.”
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